A guest post by Philip Yancey. [See books by Philip Yancey in the Bible Gateway Store] A friend of mine named Angela told me about a time when her faith was just awakening. Raised Catholic, she had a wistful interest in spirituality though scant knowledge of the Bible. As she started reading the Gospels she […]
Editor’s note: The last several weeks have witnessed many events of violence that are difficult to comprehend, and which confound efforts to respond wisely and biblically: the Orlando nightclub shooting, repeated acts of terror in the Middle East, and most recently, terrifying violence involving police in the United States. As you process your own reactions […]
Around the world, millions of Muslims are observing Ramadan—a period during which faithful Muslims fast, pray, and reflect on their moral responsibilities as followers of Islam. Christians, of course, do not observe Ramadan. So why should Christians spend time thinking about a Muslim holy season? Understanding Our Neighbors First, it’s neighborly to be aware of […]
Our hearts and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters in Brussels, where terrible acts of violence have killed and injured dozens. The survivors and families of the victims will have a long road of recovery ahead of them, so please keep them in prayer in the weeks and months to come, after the […]
Ten years ago today, terror struck New York—and set millions of people, Christian and non-Christian alike, in search of a spiritual answer to the horror.
Please join us in praying for victims of the attacks in Norway, as well as for police and rescue personnel working to restore security.